NYSCB Procedures

The procedures have been agreed by as a framework for multi-agency working in child protection within North Yorkshire. They reflect relevant legislation, guidance from central government and lessons from research. Staff that are or may be involved in protection of children need to have a working knowledge of these documents and to refer to relevant sections as needed.

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Safeguarding Week: Domestic abuse really can affect anyone

This year’s Safeguarding Week runs from 17 to 23 October and its theme is “Domestic abuse can affect anyone”.

NWG CSE Response Unit

The NWG Network have established and manage the national CSE Response Unit. In line with the Department for Education’s requirements, they have implement a model developed to meet the needs of professionals tackling CSE, drawing on the best of...

Annual Reports for 2015-2016

In accordance with Working Together 2015 an annual report for the NYSCB has been completed and was accepted by the Board. The Child Death Overview Panel has also completed an annual report which was presented to the Board. ...

New Vulnerability Checklist

All agencies working within North Yorkshire Children’s Trust and North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board have a responsibility to address the needs of children and young people in their area.

The 'Pink Book' - Self-harm and suicidal behaviour

The ‘Pink book’ offers guidance for staff working with children and young people in North Yorkshire under the age of 18 (under 25 for those with disabilities or for care leavers) who self-harm or feel suicidal. It is targeted at...

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